In Thursday’s press release, the U.S. State Department affirms that the country stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its ASEAN partners to mitigate the current pandemic, and also to strengthen ASEAN’s ability to prevent, detect, and respond to future zoonotic and other infectious disease outbreaks. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.
HCM CITY — The U.S. Department of State intends to provide $5 million to establish the YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam in HCM City, to deliver capacity-building seminars to entry-to mid-level professionals aged 25-40 from across Southeast Asia around the themes of technology and innovation, public policy, and entrepreneurship. … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State launches new YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam
Beijing has said it firmly opposes Trump’s executive orders and on Aug. 28 moved to give itself a say in the process, revising a list of technologies that will need Chinese government approval before they are exported. Experts said TikTok’s recommendation algorithm would fall under this list. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: China would rather see TikTok U.S. close than a forced sale
To illustrate, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed the global health security threat to humanity throughout the region. In the most difficult moment, the Vietnamese parliament has made every effort not only to deal with the spread of COVID-19 but also to hold three significant AIPA conferences. And, you may as well bear in mind the great success of these meetings in times of the global health crisis. … [Read more...] about ASEAN must be united to tackle common difficulties: Thai parliament president
Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh also stressed the partnership could contribute more to the sustainable development of the Mekong Subregion, helping countries close development gaps, seize new opportunities and overcome challenges as ASEAN moves towards a new phase in community building. … [Read more...] about US pledges $153 mln toward Mekong development